Santa Teresa is an ideal destination for those who are looking to connect deeply with nature and themselves. Whether you are looking for great surfing, get deeper into yoga, a romantic beach vacation, a family friendly destination or you enjoy traveling on your own, this is definitely the destination for you.

It is located in the Nicoya Peninsula – on the west coast of Costa Rica – very close to Malpaís and some hours south from Nosara and Tamarindo. Founded by local communities only some decades ago, and slowly grown into Surf and Yoga community, Santa Teresa hosts a unique mix of Ticos (Costa Rican people) and immigrants from all around the world who have turned this place into a very special spot on Earth.

When you arrive to Santa Teresa, the wonderful beaches will amaze you, most of them are still virgin and as natural as earthly possible, as well as the heart-stopping sunsets every evening. It is also a must-live experience for anyone who loves to explore and discover new places. Furthermore, the incredible biodiversity and great weather offers a great variety of activities to enjoy, such us hiking, horse riding, diving and fishing.

If you are planning a trip longer than two weeks, we suggest to settle down in Santa Teresa for a week or more, enjoying the beaches and nature. It is a great spot to learn or master your skills at surfing. Santa Teresa also offers a great variety of yoga studios and teachers, so it is also an ideal destination for those who are looking for a deeper body-and-mind connection.

After that you can pimp-up your trip with two or three complementary locations according to your available time, willingness to move around and interests. The Caribbean boasts wonderful beaches and culture (e.g. Bocas del Toro in Panama or Puerto Viejo) while the inland landscapes, combine rainforests and volcanoes (e.g. Volcan Arenal and Monteverde).

Welcome to Santa Teresa Costa Rica! Pura Vida!


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